Navigation Menu Icon

Latest news

Posted: 14th December 2020

Get your flu vaccination before the countdown to Christmas

GP surgeries and community pharmacies in West Lancashire have been working tirelessly to vaccinate thousands of residents as part of the biggest flu programme in UK history.

Posted: 27th November 2020

West Lancashire residents urged to get winter ready

As winter approaches, West Lancashire residents are being encouraged to get Winter Ready.

Posted: 14th November 2018

Managing medication is made easier thanks to the POD

Local NHS prescription service now extended to cover greater population of residents in West Lancashire. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Prescription Ordering Direct Service (POD) has now been extended with a base in…

Posted: 12th November 2018

Implementation of revised and updated clinical policy on Assisted Conception Services

We wish to bring to the attention of patients and members of the public that the revised and updated clinical policy for assisted conception services has been approved by the CCG. A new policy for commissioning spinal injections and radiofrequency…

Posted: 24th August 2018

Places of safety to support young people in mental health crisis across Lancashire and South Cumbria

Hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria are using government funding to provide safe and appropriate spaces for children detained the Mental Health Act.

Posted: 21st March 2018

Edge Hill University announces Medical School

​Edge Hill University will offer an access to medicine course from 2019 and train doctors from 2020, following the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health to establish a Medical School at the University in West Lancashire.

Posted: 2nd March 2018

Only the best health and care apps for residents in West Lancashire

Posted: 31st May 2017

Read our guide to find out why we need to change

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria programme outlined in plain English

Posted: 9th May 2017

Local health body to meet in Hilldale, Ormskirk

Healthcare commissioners in West Lancashire are to hold their next governing body meeting in public at Hilldale on the Ormskirk Hospital site

Posted: 8th May 2017

Nurses from across the region to be thanked this International Nurses Day

​In West Lancashire and Sefton, nurses from across primary care, hospital, community and home care settings are to be celebrated as part of the global annual recognition on May 12 (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth) for their tireless…